We help clients better anticipate new opportunities, manage risk and prevent loss in Emerging and Frontier Markets

Why MGO?

24/7 On-the-Ground Insight

Monitoring risk and opportunity with "feet on the street."
We offer ahead-of-the-curve intelligence with our on-the-ground team actively conducting research and analysis rather than analyzing second-hand, sourced material from afar.

Eye on Sustainability

From corruption to human rights, we are your ESG insider.
We understand how civil and social issues can quickly and abruptly change the outcome of a developing country's direction and, ultimately, your global operations or investments.

Unique Forecasting Capability

Focused on under-the-radar intelligence and its future impact.
We focus on early warning indicators of instability – civil strife, conflict, labor rights, and human security – to help uncover hidden risks to your supply chain or investments.


Intelligence Solutions

Daily monitoring with a business, political, and social lens.
An enterprise license will allow your entire organization – or just the right individuals and departments – to access our online portal and receive notifications tailored to your needs.

Bespoke Research

Client-specific custom due diligence reports.
With local offices in 18 countries and an extended network of more than 200 on-call researchers, MGO can quickly turn around specially-requested reports.

Custom Advisory

Phone briefings with in-country specialists.
Our in-country specialists are available for phone briefings to field questions on a specific topic, industry, or country.
Discover opportunities and mitigate risk in emerging and frontier markets today.
The mission of our in-country specialists is to warn clients of often underreported emerging threats and under-the-radar opportunities – using a business, political and social lens – to help our clients proactively manage opportunities and avoid risk.
— Laurent Belsie, Editor

Latest analyses

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MGO Research

2014-15 Security & Supply-Chain Risk Outlook

From India to the United Arab Emirates, new risks create new rules for navigating emerging markets.

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MGO Research

Bangladesh makes uneven progress after Rana Plaza

Factories are safer but reputational risks for Western retailers remain high because inspections and repairs are spotty.

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MGO Research

Survey: Modi has an answer for India

A comprehensive financial outlook for emerging & frontier markets which we believe are poised for solid growth, but key risks remain.

Upcoming Events


MGO Bangladesh Briefing & Live Specialist Q&A Session

February 12th at 9am EST

Monitor Global Outlook's on-the-ground specialist will join us live from Dhaka, Bangladesh to discuss the following:

  • How political turmoil will impact apparel supply chains
  • What labor and operational risks remain nearly two years after the deadly Rana Plaza disaster
  • How Bangladesh ranks on MGO's proprietary Social Risk rating system

MGO editor Laurent Belsie will also discuss how the new MGO Social Risk rating system assesses a range of political, labor, and operational risks to doing business.

Register online here or email us at solutions@monitorglobaloutlook.com to RSVP and receive call-in access codes to join the session. Limited space is available.


The Adriatic Oil & Gas Summit (AOG)

March 11-12th

Event Location: Budva, Montenegro

Event Venue : Hotel Splendid Conference and Spa Resort

Join us at the AOG Summit and meet one of our MGO Correspondents. 


Discover opportunities and mitigate risk in emerging and frontier markets. Talk to an MGO Representative today for more information.

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